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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Badlands National Park is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Badlands National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of South Dakota and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Badlands National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of South Dakota and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 1, 2021
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***Discover Our Parks, LLC takes no responsability in the accuracy of these alerts, which are taken directly from NPS.gov, and we provide them for informational purposes only. Please refer to NPS.gov for more information.

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Badlands National Park Maps & Documents

These maps are for general use only. Please read nps.gov's Data Sources and Accuracy statement for more information.

Area Map - From park brochure
Area Map
From park brochure
JPG Viewable Map File
44.91 KB
2018 screen-viewable file
163.25 KB
2018 print production file
137.70 KB
*downloads in a Zip file.

Area Map - From visitor center exhibit
Area Map
From visitor center exhibit
2006 screen-viewable file
4.24 MB
2006 screen-viewable file
9.84 MB
2006 print production files with shaded relief
154.80 MB
*downloads in a Zip file.

Detail Map - From park brochure
Detail Map
From park brochure
JPG Viewable Map File
178.47 KB
March 2016 screen-viewable file
222.69 KB
March 2016 Adobe Illustrator print production file
979.30 KB
*downloads in a Zip file.

Park Map - From Park Brochure
Park Map
From Park Brochure
JPG Viewable Map File
543.41 KB
2018 screen-viewable file
40.83 MB
2018 print production file with shaded relief
21.17 MB
*downloads in a Zip file.